Joe Posner '07: Serial Animator

Brown alum Joe Posner '07 has launched a new video series on the Daily Beast called Op-Vid: Campaign 2012. The series opener is It's the Stupid Economy, a playful animated treatment of today's economic crisis featuring noted historian Niall Ferguson.

Here at the Watson Institute, there is a certain pride taken in Joe's latest endeavor - following his work on Austerity, a playful animated treatment of today's economic crisis featuring Institute political economist Mark Blyth.

Posner writes that "Op-Vid is a new platform that features writers, thinkers, and doers [tackling] the issues at the heart of the 2012 campaign. ... Opinion, without the pundits yelling. Handmade animation, without the caricatures. Essays, without the text. Complex topics, without the boring."

Something campaign 2012 could surely use...

 

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